Opportunities for All

In education, we work to create opportunities for all. This work asks us to engage our hearts and believe in the capabilities of every person. As an educational leader, my goal is to create the conditions that allow people to dream of a better life.

Be it helping struggling students or making teachers great; ensuring every school is capable of creating transformative learning experiences or ensuring that all citizens have access to a college education so that their dreams might become reality.

- Dr. Andrew Wall
  Dean and Naslund Endowed Chair, School of Education 

Meet the Dean

University of Redlands School Education

For more than 90 years, the University of Redlands School of Education has been at the forefront of preparing teachers, counselors, and administrators for educational leadership in Southern California. Our three distinct departments offer enriching academic experiences that challenge our students to become innovative scholar-practitioners guided by the ideals of equity and access.

Pairing intensive practical experiences with cutting-edge theory and a focus on educational justice in today's diverse and challenging landscape, graduates from the School of Education enter the workforce exceptionally well prepared to make a difference in the lives of their students and communities.

Department of Teaching and Learning

Redlands' Department of Teaching and Learning houses our teaching credential programs, Master of Arts degrees in Learning and Teaching (with credential), and Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum and Instruction. Our full-time faculty members hold doctoral degrees and have extensive experience as teachers in K-12 schools. Their expertise covers teacher preparation, curriculum and instruction, and special education. 

  • Preliminary Teaching Credential: Multiple or Single Subject
  • Education Specialist Teacher Credential
  • Master of Arts (MA) in Learning and Teaching with Multiple or Single Subject Credential
  • Master of Arts (MA) in Learning and Teaching with Education Specialist Credential
  • Master of Arts (MA) in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Online Master of Arts (MA) in Curriculum and Instructional Design

Learn more about the academic programs in the Department of Teaching and Learning.

Department of Leadership and Higher Education

The Department of Leadership and Higher Education is home to four graduate programs, including a Doctorate of Education (EdD) in Leadership for Educational Justice and three Master of Arts programs in Educational Administration and Higher Education. These programs are instructed by faculty members with experience in the fields of leadership, educational administration, and policy.

  • Master of Arts in Education (MA) in Educational Administration
  • Master of Arts in Education (MA) in Higher Education
  • Master of Arts in Education (MA) in Higher Education - Student Affairs
  • Doctorate in Leadership for Educational Justice (EdD)

Explore the degrees offered through the Department of Leadership and Higher Education. 

Department of Counseling and Human Services

The School of Education's Department of Counseling and Human Services features two graduate programs in Counseling, School Counseling, and Clinical Mental Health Counseling as well as an online Master of Arts in Human Services. Faculty within this department are strongly committed to training excellent education practitioners who graduate prepared to address the needs of diverse students and clients. Our strong commitment to social justice is reflected throughout our curriculum, arranged training opportunities for students, and provided supervision and faculty mentorship.

  • Pupil Personnel Credential: School Counseling
  • Master of Arts (MA) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Master of Arts in Education (MA) in School and College Counseling
  • Online Master of Arts in Education (MA) in Human Services

Find out more about the programs in the Department of Counseling and Human Services. 

School of Education Campus Locations

The University of Redlands School of Education offers teacher credential and degree program classes and workshops at our main campus in Redlands, California, and at several branch campuses, including Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside, and Temecula. This allows students to seamlessly fit their graduate education degrees into their schedules. Please note that not all programs are held at each of the campuses. It is recommended that you visit our regional campus page below for complete details and locations. 

University of Redlands Regional Campuses

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Are you ready to become a leader in the world of education through a University of Redlands School of Education degree program? Request more information about our graduate education programs or get started on your application today!